To celebrate the birthday of Rem, one of the main heroines in Tappei Nagatsuki's popular light novel series Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- on February 2, two special events are scheduled to be held in Akihabara and Shibuya during the next February. Check the details and key visuals drawn by the novel illustrator Shinichirou Otsuka.
It has been confirmed that "Ghost in the Shell Exclusive Event" to promote the upcoming live-action film adaptation of the popular Japanese sci-fi action franchise originally created by Shirow Masamune will be held in Tokyo on November 13. The star of the film, Scarlett Johansson is scheduled to join. Hit the jump for more details.
Kiddy Land, Takara Tommy's toy store chain, will hold a time-limited special fair dedicated to the Cardcaptor Sakura franchise at its selected seven stores across Japan between October 29 and November 11. A Kiddy Land-limited sticker will be given for purchases over 1,500 yen. Hit the jump for more details.
Ever wanted to live out your own version of Resident Evil? You can do just that with the Resident Evil Escape Experience, which is opening in Los Angeles, California from October 21 through November 6. Hit the jump for more details!
Even in the internet age, printed flyers are still a powerful marketing tools especially for films and a must-have item for the fans. Check the upcoming anime movie flyers that I found at the venues of the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2016 event on Sunday.
Executive committee of Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair announced today its fifth event attracted a total of 43,936 visitors in two days of September 17 and 18, which was a 19 percent increase from the previous year. Check the second photo report after the jump!
This year's Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (Kyo-Maf), the largest manga and anime comprehensive trade fair in the West Japan started in 2012, was held at Miyako Messe and Kyoto International Manga Museum in Kyoto-city on September 17 and 18. Check the photos from the main venue introducing the latest anime titles after the jump!
Shueisha today opened the official website for the upcoming "Jump Special Anime Festa 2016" event to be held in Tokyo (November 27) and four cities (five locations/December 4). It is confirmed that a newly-produced original anime episode of My Hero Academia is planned to be screened at the events. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially announced today that "Osomatsu Expo," the first exhibition event for the Osomatsu-san/Mr. Osomatsu anime franchise, is scheduled to be held in Tokyo, Oskaka, Aichi, and Fukuoka in the coming August and September. Hit the jump for more details.
Special exhibitions titled "Road of Duelist" to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, that started with Kazuki Takahashi's manga series in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump in 1996, are planned to be held in Tokyo and Osaka this August. Check the details after the jump!
Kadokawa today announced that two screening events for the 10th anniversary of the 14-episode first season of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya TV anime series will be held at Tachikawa Cinema City in Tokyo and Tsukaguchi Sunsun Theater in Hyogo on July 9. Advance entries for the tickets will be accepted till June 20. Hit the jump for more details.
The executive committee for the upcoming Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair (Kyo-Maf) 2016 event yesterday released its first collaboration visuals featuring the characters from Black Butler, The Seven Deadly Sins, Bungo Stray Dogs, and Hozuki no Reitetsu, standing in the popular tourist attractions in the historical city of Kyoto. Check the visuals after the jump!
The official website for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions has announced that special one day only screening events of the film will be held at selected nine theaters in Japan on May 13. The audience will be allowed to bring chemical light sticks, do cosplay, and cheer their favorite characters on the screen. Hit the jump for more details.
After the eleven-day closure of its third to fifth floors for maintenance constructions from June 7 to 17, the Tokyo One Piece Tower theme park will be renewed with a "360° Log Theater -The World of ONE PIECE-" on June 18. The theater introduces the adventure log of the Straw Hat Pirate crew to the visitors. Hit the jump for more details.